NHL: League Lays Out More Return Details, Including Playoff Seeding and Training Facility Reopenings

The National Hockey League is planning to allow the reopening of team training facilities on June 8. This is a critical part of Phase 2 of the Return to Play plan. As per the plan details, players will be able to participate in individualized training activities upon return to their facilities. No more than sixContinue reading “NHL: League Lays Out More Return Details, Including Playoff Seeding and Training Facility Reopenings”

Poll Reveals Canadians Think NHL Too Lenient on Headshots

According to the latest Canadian Press/Harris Decima poll, most Canadians are less than impressed with the National Hockey League’s rules over headshots. The poll suggests that most Canadians think that headshots are done “on purpose” and that the punishments dished out are far too lenient. 72 percent of Canadians told Harris Decima that the NHL’sContinue reading “Poll Reveals Canadians Think NHL Too Lenient on Headshots”

NHL Hitting Up Despite Paranoid Claims to the Contrary

Any time a new rule enters the National Hockey League, the purists go nuts. There’s usually a whole litany of whining and complaining about the integrity of the game, about how fighting will be taken out and there’ll be no more hitting. There’s often a few homosexual slurs thrown in and Don Cherry hauls outContinue reading “NHL Hitting Up Despite Paranoid Claims to the Contrary”

Theo Fleury Retires a Flame

Theoren Fleury has decided to retire as a Calgary Flame. He attempted a comeback with the Flames that dazzled many and inspired all, but it was not to be as the Flames released him on Friday from his tryout agreement. At 41, Fleury was always going to be a risk to the Flames. After beingContinue reading “Theo Fleury Retires a Flame”

Theo Fleury Released By Flames

At 5’6, Theoren Fleury was always a long shot in the National Hockey League. His spirit was never in question, however, and that’s why many journalists viewed his comeback at Calgary Flames training camp with seriousness and optimism. When he hit the ice in the pre-season, Fleury was a dynamo. He scored four points, includingContinue reading “Theo Fleury Released By Flames”